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Charles Redd Center for Western Studies

 Organization

Administrative History

The Charles Redd Center for Western Studies (1972- ) was created for the expansion of area and ethnic studies.

The Charles Redd Center for Western Studies at Brigham Young University was created in 1972 in response to the growing interest and awareness of area and ethnic studies. Organized through donations by Charles and Annaley Redd, the center encourages the study of Intermountain and Mountain West regions, promoting publications, lectures, classes, and oral history study. The Center includes a variety of disciplines, including history, geography, sociology, anthropology, politics, economics, literature, art, folklore, range science, forestry, biology, and popular culture.

Citation

Redd Center website, via WWW, October 11, 2013 (created 1972; expansion of area and ethnic studies; organized through donations by Charles and Annaley Redd; encourages study of Intermountain and Mountain West regions; promotes publications, lectures, classes, and oral history study; variety of disciplines; history; geography; sociology; anthropology; politics; economics; literature; art; folklore; range science; forestry; biology; popular culture)

Found in 132 Collections and/or Records:

Advisory Board records, 1972-1980

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 478 Series 3
Scope and Contents Materials include minutes, agendas, reports, correspondence, and financial records from the Advisory Council of the Redd Center. Dated 1972-1980.
Dates: 1972-1980

African American Oral History Project case files, 1985-1993

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 7752 Series 17 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents Includes contracts, contact information, and biographical information for the participants, as well as the original audio recordings of the oral history interviews conducted by the African American Oral History Project, 1985-1993.
Dates: 1985-1993

African American Oral History Project directory, 1988-1995

 Sub-Series — Folder: MSS OH 2535
Identifier: MSS 7752 Series 17 Sub-Series 4
Scope and Contents Contains directories for the African American Oral History Project. Dated from 1988 to 1995.
Dates: 1988-1995

African American Oral History Project spirituality surveys, approximately 1980

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 7752 Series 17 Sub-Series 3
Scope and Contents Contains surveys given to members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints who are also African American, asking them about their feelings towards the Church and about racism within the Church. Dated approximately 1980.
Dates: approximately 1980

African American Oral History Project transcripts, 1985-1993

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 7752 Series 17 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents Contains transcripts of recorded interviews done with participants in the African American Oral History Project, as well as background information about those participants, 1985-1993.
Dates: 1985-1993

African American Oral History Project transcripts, case files, and other material, 1980-1995

 Series
Identifier: MSS 7752 Series 17
Scope and Contents Contains contracts from and contact information for participants in the African American Oral History Project, as well as the original audio recordings of the oral history interviews, and transcripts for those interviews. Topics covered in the oral histories include family life, conversion to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, dating and social experiences as a member, family life, acceptance by other members, feelings about the priesthood and the prior restrictions, and how life...
Dates: 1980-1995

American Airpower Heritage Group Oral History Project transcript, 1992 January 2

 Series — Folder: MSS OH 2542
Identifier: MSS 7752 Series 51
Scope and Contents Contains an oral history memoir of Richard "Dick" Hundley of the American Airpower Heritage Group of the Confederate Air Force Flying Museum. Dated 2 January 1992.
Dates: 1992 January 2

American Fork Oral History Project case files, 1973-1979

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 7752 Series 10 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents Includes contracts, contact information, and biographical information for the participants, as well as the original audio recordings of the oral history interviews conducted by the American Fork Oral History Project, 1973-1979.
Dates: 1973-1979

American Fork Oral History Project transcripts, 1973-1979

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 7752 Series 10 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents Contains transcripts of recorded interviews done with participants in the American Fork Oral History Project, as well as background information about those participants, 1973-1979.
Dates: 1973-1979

American Fork Oral History Project transcripts and case files, 1973-1979

 Series
Identifier: MSS 7752 Series 10
Scope and Contents Includes contracts from and contact information for participants in the American Fork Oral History Project, as well as the original audio recordings of the oral history interviews, and transcripts for those interviews, 1973-1979.
Dates: 1973-1979